Dennis Oliech’s mother dead
- The family of decorated soccer star Dennis Oliech is in mourning following the demise of Mary Auma, mother to Oliech and the matriarch of the family.
The family of decorated soccer star Dennis Oliech is in mourning following the demise of Mary Auma, mother to Oliech and the matriarch of the footballing family.
News of her death was confirmed by Oliech himself who said: “Mum is in a better place. It is sad but I’m happy she is resting now.”
Auma died on Friday evening after a long battle with cancer. She had been in and out of hospital and was at one time flown to France by son Oliech where she underwent prolonged treatment.
News of her death shook Kenya’s football landscape with football administrators, footballers; retired and present, all sending messages of condolences.
I am deeply saddened by the news of the passing on of Mama Oliech this evening. My heartfelt condolences to the family, relatives and friends of Mama Mary Auma, and indeed all Kenyans. May our Lord bless and comfort all of you during this time of grief. #RIPMamaOliech
— Uhuru Kenyatta (@UKenyatta) July 20, 2018
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